Hall of Shame

Some bad takes…

Derivco – Game Developers

This life-long Derivco employee – Mark Nilsen – holds the position of Software Development Manager. He challenges Uncle Bob Martin alluding to a better process and outcome from a sustainable (slower) pace and more tests.

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Bank Zero – Bank

The company brags – as if it is a badge of honour- about projects where people work for 24┬áhours or more stints. The longest being 36 hours.

Michael Jordaan is the former CEO of a different big corporate bank and founder/shareholder in Bank Zero. Apparently he wrote this tweet.

bank-zero-brags-about-36-hour-nonstop-workingAlong with war stories of tight deadlines and being exhausted

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